Program Overview

C-U One-to-One Mentoring is the school-based mentoring program of the Champaign Unit 4 and Urbana District #116 Schools.

Mentoring is about building relationships of trust between a young person and an adult for the purpose of providing support, encouragement and guidance.

Mentors are matched one-on-one with a student when the student is in 3rd-7th grade. Mentors meet with their 'mentees' for one hour a week during the school day on school grounds. They may read together, play games, go for a walk, workout in the gym, discuss current events, work on a school project or just talk. Coordinators at each building help provide activity suggestions, training and support.

Mentors commit for one year at a time. Students who stay in the program through high school graduation receive a scholarship for continuing education funded by our community partner, the Mentoring Scholarship Foundation.


OUR VISION - Building Relationships, Changing Lives

Click to watch video


(Click Me)

Our Mission
To positively impact the lives of select Champaign-Urbana students by pairing them with adult mentors to provide support, encouragment and guidance.